Capt George Young

Lloyds Medal

Captain George Young was, in 1935, Vice-Commodore of the Clan Line.

He held an extra masters certificate in sail with 40 years service with the same company.

He was Master of the Clan MacMillan when in March 1917 she was torpedoed by a German submarine. The Captain and crew escaped in the boats.

In March 1918 when Master of the Clan MacKenzie she was torpedoed by another German submarine. Under Capt Young's direction the crew were able to drive the marauder off. For this action Capt Young received Lloyd's Medal for Meritorious Services.

Press Cutting dated November 23rd 1935

Works of art:

Clan Cameron (3),    Clan Fraser (2),    

Clan Urquhart (2)

Service Record

From

To

Joined

Company

Circa 1895


Clan MacFadyen

Master

1908

1911

Clan MacKinnon

Master

1911

1913

Clan MacMillan

Master

1913

3/1917

Torpedoed & sunk

Clan MacKenzie

Master

1917

1923

Still on Board

Clan Urquhart

Master

1/1933

1935

Still on board

Died

14 November 1951

Aged 79

Taken when Master of Clan MacKenzie in 1923

The painting of Loch Carron by George Young

Both he and Captain T Wilson sailed together as apprentices aboard this ship

WW1 Exploits of Captain Young

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